Chemo underdosing victim Andrew Knox vows to fight on after doctors try to shut down inquest

Chemo underdosing victim Andrew Knox vows to fight on after doctors try to shut down inquest

Posted May 17, 2018 19:53:28 After nearly two years of evidence, about 20 witnesses and a mountain of legal fees, the coronial inquest into the deaths of patients caught up in SA Health’s chemotherapy bungle was meant to come to an end this week. Surviving victims and the families of …

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Updated May 15, 2018 17:51:16 A Canberra man has avoided jail after admitting to a coward punch which left a man in need of immediate surgery. Justice Michael Elkaim said Paul McNeill, 27, became involved in a fight, after he received a call from a friend during a drunken night …

Asbestos victim who can’t care for sick wife sues James Hardie in $6 million landmark trial

Asbestos victim who can’t care for sick wife sues James Hardie in $6 million landmark trial

Updated May 08, 2018 12:37:32 A former carpenter with terminal cancer is suing asbestos manufacturer James Hardie for almost $6 million, in a landmark trial in the Supreme Court in Brisbane. Sydney Lacey was exposed to the company’s products while working as a carpenter in Queensland in the late 1970s …

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Posted May 03, 2018 15:50:01 Photo: Mark Nilsson with his wife’s lawyer, Mark Twiggs, outside court. (ABC News) A man whose wife is accused of murdering his mother in a brutal and premeditated attack has made an emotional plea to the Supreme Court for her released on bail. Myrna Nilsson, …

Minto terror attack accused Ihsas Khan apologises to stabbing victim, asks to talk

Minto terror attack accused Ihsas Khan apologises to stabbing victim, asks to talk

Updated May 01, 2018 14:57:43 Photo: Ihsas Khan told his victim he is “not the guy I thought you were”. (Supplied: A Current Affair) Related Story: ‘They killed our people, he should be killed too’: Terrorism accused on trial over stabbing Related Story: Terrorism-inspired attacker made ‘extensive admissions’, court hears …

Dog attack victim welcomes steeper fines for owners whose animals attack

Dog attack victim welcomes steeper fines for owners whose animals attack

Updated April 22, 2018 12:59:38 Photo: Lucy Martin recovering in hospital following the attack. (Supplied: Seven News) Lucy Martin and her dog Daisy had just stepped out on their daily walk when they were set upon by an unleashed American Staffordshire terrier in December last year. “It was eyeing us …

Explosion victim spoke to neighbours minutes before his death

Explosion victim spoke to neighbours minutes before his death

Updated April 21, 2018 14:33:54 A neighbour and her three children were talking to a man minutes before a gas cylinder exploded and killed him, north of Brisbane, on Friday afternoon. Emergency services said the man in his fifties was killed when a gas cylinder exploded in his backyard in …

Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Updated April 20, 2018 14:53:02 A man in his 40s has died from a snake bite after showing a mate what is suspected to have been a deadly eastern brown snake in his hands at his home in Townsville in north Queensland. Neighbour Brett Boggs helped carry out CPR after …

Victorian councillor censured over ‘chocolate lips’ comment aimed at alleged police brutality victim

Victorian councillor censured over ‘chocolate lips’ comment aimed at alleged police brutality victim

Updated April 09, 2018 16:14:41 Photo: Another Facebook post on Mr Medcraft’s page referred to youths of African background as “jungle bunnies”. (Facebook) Related Story: ‘He was face down, disarmed’: Police accused of excessive force during arrest An outer Melbourne councillor who referred to an alleged victim of police brutality …

Fraudster jailed for posing as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

A woman who posed as a survivor of the Grenfell Tower fire in order to collect money and donations has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison. The 47-year-old falsely claimed her husband and sister-in-law had died in the west London blaze that killed 71 people in 2017. Source link